Rugged Point Marine Park

Feature Type:Provincial Marine Park - A park designated and administered by the Province, primarily for water-oriented activities, that may or may not be only accessible by boat.
Status:
Name Authority: BC Geographical Names Office
Relative Location: SE side of entrance to Kyuquot Sound, Nootka Land District
Latitude-Longitude: 49°57'58''N, 127°14'32''W at the approximate centre of this feature.
Datum: NAD83
NTS Map: 92E/14

Origin Notes and History:

Rugged Point Park was established by Order in Council 1190, 10 August 1989, containing 518 ha. Form of name changed to Rugged Point Marine Park and area reduced per OIC 1245, 29 September 1994, the whole now containing 308 ha. more or less. Conversion of OIC to Statute designation, and area expanded per Bill 86, Park Amendment Act 1999, 28 June 1999, the whole containing approximately 349 hectares (162 hectares of upland and 187 hectares of foreshore).

Source: BC place name cards, or correspondence to/from BC's Chief Geographer or BC Geographical Names Office